Table 5 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by Harmonized System

Table 5. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: June 2013 to June 2014
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
May
2014(1)
Index Percent change
May
2014
June
2014
Annual Monthly
June
2013
to
June
2014
Feb.
2014
to
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2014
to
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2014
to
May
2014
May
2014
to
June
2014

Live animals; animal products

I

1.309 198.9 194.6 8.5 1.7 1.3 -1.0 -2.2

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.288 243.4 247.4 12.6 3.3 4.2 -1.4 1.6

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.718 146.1 140.4 4.3 0.1 -1.1 -0.9 -3.9

Vegetable products

II

1.739 211.9 197.4 -3.3 8.5 -1.0 0.7 -6.8

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.430 408.2 354.0 1.9 9.8 -1.7 15.3 -13.3

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.447 111.6 101.0 -8.5 16.8 -0.5 -12.3 -9.5

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.359 257.3 246.7 4.7 9.3 -6.8 7.3 -4.1

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.248 115.6 116.1 -0.3 4.5 -1.2 0.0 0.4

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.471 160.1 161.7 3.3 0.4 0.2 -0.1 1.0

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2012=100)

17

0.166 89.2 92.3 0.5 1.5 0.0 1.7 3.5

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.233 107.1 114.1 26.6 7.1 2.1 -1.2 6.5

Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers' wares (Dec. 2007=100)

19

0.243 131.3 131.3 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, or other parts of plants

20

0.304 168.9 170.0 2.9 -0.3 -0.1 0.5 0.7

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

0.931 125.8 125.8 1.4 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Mineral products

V

19.940 348.6 353.3 6.4 1.1 -2.4 1.6 1.3

Mineral fuels, oils and residuals, bituminous substances and mineral waxes

27

19.682 345.8 350.5 6.5 1.1 -2.5 1.7 1.4

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

8.128 152.8 152.3 1.5 0.3 0.3 0.0 -0.3

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.647 330.3 325.5 -6.2 0.9 5.6 2.7 -1.5

Organic chemicals

29

2.382 135.5 134.9 -0.2 -0.1 -0.6 -1.0 -0.4

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.330 133.6 133.6 6.9 -0.1 0.2 0.5 0.0

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.319 111.0 107.9 -14.5 5.3 -1.3 -1.2 -2.8

Tanning extracts; dye, pigments, varnish, paints & putty (Dec. 2011=100)

32

0.174 102.1 102.2 9.0 0.9 0.8 -0.1 0.1

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.462 93.4 93.4 -6.8 -0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.131 147.6 147.7 -2.9 -0.1 -0.4 -0.5 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.001 149.4 149.4 1.0 0.3 -0.3 -0.1 0.0

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.130 145.8 146.2 -9.0 -0.7 -0.7 -1.3 0.3

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc

VIII

0.616 128.9 127.7 1.8 0.8 -0.2 0.5 -0.9

Articles of leather; travel goods, bags, etc. of various materials

42

0.570 130.4 130.2 2.6 0.8 -0.1 0.5 -0.2

Wood, wood charcoal, cork, straw, basketware and wickerwork

IX

0.648 146.1 146.4 -2.8 -0.1 -0.9 -0.9 0.2

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.036 113.7 113.7 0.1 -0.4 -0.3 0.4 0.0

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, paper or paperboard

48

0.682 107.1 107.3 0.3 0.0 0.1 -0.2 0.2

Printed matter (Dec. 2013=100)

49

0.192 99.5 99.4 - -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Textile and textile articles

XI

4.695 114.2 114.1 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

1.831 103.0 102.9 -0.5 0.5 0.2 0.1 -0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.704 119.2 119.1 1.0 -0.1 0.3 0.0 -0.1

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.547 108.1 108.2 -0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

Headgear, umbrellas, artifical flowers, etc.

XII

1.321 122.0 121.9 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.2 -0.1

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.141 121.4 121.4 0.8 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.0

Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, ceramics, glass etc.

XIII

0.767 132.7 133.2 0.7 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.4

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, or mica (Dec. 2001=100)

68

0.253 125.4 126.6 0.6 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4 1.0

Ceramic products

69

0.236 141.0 141.6 0.7 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.4

Glass and glassware

70

0.278 129.5 129.4 0.7 -0.2 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1

Pearls, stones, precious metals, imitation jewelry, and coins

XIV

2.630 182.0 180.1 -3.3 2.8 0.1 -0.9 -1.0

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.301 182.3 183.0 0.9 0.2 -0.2 0.8 0.4

Iron and steel

72

1.265 222.5 221.9 2.9 0.2 0.0 0.4 -0.3

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.664 153.6 154.3 -0.7 1.2 -0.6 0.3 0.5

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.436 329.0 327.2 -3.7 -3.4 -3.2 1.7 -0.5

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.705 137.8 140.6 2.2 0.1 0.2 1.0 2.0

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof

82

0.392 129.5 129.3 -0.1 -0.2 0.6 0.0 -0.2

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.441 136.7 136.7 0.7 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.0

Machinery, electrical equipment, TV image and sound recorders, parts, etc.

XVI

26.980 84.6 84.6 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

14.024 89.7 89.7 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.6 0.0

Electrical machinery and equip, sound and TV recorders & reproducers, parts

85

12.956 79.7 79.7 -1.1 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

12.021 116.2 116.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

11.014 114.9 114.9 -0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (Dec. 2002=100)

88

0.907 119.7 119.7 -0.3 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3 0.0

Optical, photo, measuring, medical & musical instruments; & timepieces

XVIII

3.414 104.6 104.7 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.116 101.4 101.5 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.1

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.241 144.0 143.9 2.9 0.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

3.525 113.3 113.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Furniture & stuffed furnishings; lamps & lighting fittings, nesoi; prefab bldgs

94

2.050 117.4 117.4 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.244 105.7 105.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.2

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.231 135.1 135.3 -2.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.3 0.1

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2012 trade values.

NOTES: Data may be revised in each of the three months after original publication.
Dash = Not available

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